Healthy Living

Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) is committed to helping you get healthy and stay healthy.   

Remember these important tips about your benefits that can keep you or your family or caretaker healthy:

✓  Your child should get regular well-child check-ups. These are free to children on Health First Colorado and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+).

✓  You and your child should see the dentist regularly as recommended by your dentist.

Adult Dental

Now, you can get up to $1,000 of dental services a year. Find out more about dental services for Health First Colorado members.

Children's Dental

It is important to take your child to the dentist by his or her first birthday. Your child should also get dental checkups as recommended by your dentist. Health First Colorado and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) cover visits to the dentist.


✓  You and your child should get weight and height screening at each visit to your provider. Tracking your weight and height can help find health problems early.


✓  Your teenager (ages 11-20) can receive a depression screening each year, or sooner if you are worried.

Getting An Appointment

If you're a Health First Colorado member, talk to your provider.

If you're a Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) member, talk to your provider or call your CHP+ health plan.

Getting Services Right Away

Call the Metro Crisis Line at 888-885-1222.

If you or someone you know is at risk for suicide, please call 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255).  This is the Colorado Lifeline - a 24 hour crisis line for depression/suicide.

✓  You can help improve your health by quitting smoking. Let us help you to quit smoking.

Other Health and Wellness Information

For additional information, contact Jerry Ware at (303) 866-2335.


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